Merlot Arcole Riserva DOC DesmontÓ
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Italy , Veneto
The COLOUR is intense ruby red with topaz blue tinges. The BOUQUET is fruity with hints of raspberry and cherries, vanilla and spices. On the PALATE it results full-bodied, velvety with elegant tannins and aftertaste of plum-jam.
sandy-clayey of Arcole Area (East of Verona)
The Area of Arcole DOC has a relatively homogeneous continental climate with very hot sticky summers and hard foggy winters. The rainfall is contained, even though well distribuited over the year.
beginning of September
the grapes are semidried in appositely mats for 20 days, and then soft pressed. Fermentation of 30 days at 30░C. The wine is then aged 12 months in large oak barrels and 9 months in barriques. Final 6 months in bottle.